By Ray Hollenbach on Mar 15, 2012
Do numbers alone tell the story of success? What kind of numbers caught Jesus' attention?
By Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2012
Thom Rainer shares his biggest challenges and asks, "What specific part of being a pastor is the most difficult for you?"
By Peter Mead on Sep 24, 2019
Preaching should our listeners--and us. But how do you do it constructively?
By James Scott on Aug 13, 2013
Jesus never shied away from calling people to make big changes--do you?
By David Lose on Aug 29, 2014
Perhaps our largest challenge is to overcome the disconnect most Christians experience between what we do on Sunday and what we do the rest of the week.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jul 19, 2016
To be honest, I have had to shoo flies in the pulpit many times. If you are a preacher, so have you. No, not literal flies (I hope). But preachers regularly have to push through various distractions.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2016
For a long time I’ve wondered if there is a relationship between the number of salvations a church experiences, and the number of times it offers salvation invitations. We’ll never know for sure, but I’m conducting an experiment this year.
By Jared Moore on Dec 5, 2019
Check out this list. Do you still want to be a pastor? If so, then God has probably called you to the ministry.
By Chris Surber on Jun 30, 2014
Every church member carries an agenda in the secret briefcase of their heart. What's their agenda?
By Ron Allen on Aug 19, 2014
It seems like a no-brainer, yet preachers rarely seek direct input from listeners about how we might improve our preaching.
By Ben Mandrell on Mar 1, 2019
God has called preachers to be faithful rather than successful. How can we be sure we are staying true to the call? What makes a faithful preacher?
By David Fitch on Mar 12, 2014
There's a difference between safe, enjoyable preaching and challenging the listener. How do you divide the two?
By Greg Stier on Sep 14, 2016
Believe it or not doing something as simple as giving the Gospel in every sermon can literally transform your church.
By Larry Moyer on Sep 21, 2016
I have spent more than 40 years in evangelism and specifically evangelistic preaching. Interacting with pastors across the world has been one of the greatest privileges I enjoy. From that experience, I would like to share the four common mistakes pastors make in giving a gospe linvitation at the conclusion of a message.
By Francis Chan on Oct 22, 2011
Francis Chan shares a powerful sermon illustration about living for God in the short time we have on this earth. Use this illustration in an upcoming message about the importance of living with an eternal focus.